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Family: Ameiridae (See list of species below)

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27 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ameira curviseta
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Ameira divagans
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Ameira parvula
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Ameiropsis brevicornis
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Filexilia brevipes
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Malacopsyllus fragilis
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Nitokra affinis
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Nitokra arctolongus
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Nitokra lacustris
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Nitokra platypus
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Parameiropsis amphitriteae
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Praeleptomesochra similis
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Proameira echinipes
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Proameira hiddensoensis
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Proameira psammophila
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Proameira simplex
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Pseudameira crassicornis
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Pseudameira furcata
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Pseudameira gracilis
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Pseudameira signyensis
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Psyllocamptus minutus
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Psyllocamptus propinquus
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Sarsameira difficilis
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Sarsameira exilis
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Sarsameira major
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Sarsameira peresi
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Sicameira leptoderma
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27 Species of Family Ameiridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ameira curviseta North West Atlantic .
Ameira divagans Western Atlantic.
Ameira parvula Western Central Pacific a
Ameiropsis brevicornis Northeast Atlantic
Filexilia brevipes Northeast Atlantic
Malacopsyllus fragilis Arctic
Nitokra affinis Western Central Pacific
Nitokra arctolongus Northwest Pacific
Nitokra lacustris Western Central Atlantic
Nitokra platypus Western Central Pacific
Parameiropsis amphitriteae Arctic
Praeleptomesochra similis Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Proameira echinipes Northeast Atlantic
Proameira hiddensoensis Northeast Atlantic
Proameira psammophila Northeast Atlantic
Proameira simplex Arctic
Pseudameira crassicornis Arctic
Pseudameira furcata Arctic
Pseudameira gracilis Arctic
Pseudameira signyensis Antarctic Atlantic
Psyllocamptus minutus Western Central Pacific
Psyllocamptus propinquus Arctic
Sarsameira difficilis Arctic
Sarsameira exilis Northeast Atlantic
Sarsameira major Arctic
Sarsameira peresi Northeast Atlantic
Sicameira leptoderma Northeast Atlantic



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